Kevin Anderson: Five things to know about SA's tennis star

Kevin Anderson: Five things to know about SA's tennis star

With four titles this year, including a grand slam at Roland Garros, Nadal has the momentum going into the match and with a comprehensive 4-0 winning record against the South African, will be heavy favourite to lift his third U.S. Open title.

Nadal, a two time US Open champion shall be looking for a third title at the last major of the year.

In Tennis, world number one Rafael Nadal will clash with South African Kevin Anderson later tonight in the title clash of the US Open, the fourth and final Grand Slam of the season, in NY.

Nadal's 2017 hard court service hold percentage of 89.3% is impressive, and only 2.0% below Anderson's, and as one of the best returners in men's tennis, Nadal has a huge edge on return against a player who can not even break as frequently as the average ATP player.

He had also become an American citizen when he won the 1982 Australian Open. The top-seeded Spaniard faces 28-seed Kevin Anderson.

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At No 32, he is the lowest-ranked US Open men's singles finalist since the Association of Tennis Professionals rankings began in 1973. Rafael Nadal vs Kevin Anderson live streaming, US Open final live streaming, tennis live streaming info follows.

Nadal and Anderson have known each other since they were 12. We've been privileged to play in these tournaments against some of the game's great players. "This means the absolute world to me".

Nadal has played himself into sparkling form at Flushing Meadows and romped home against Juan Martin del Potro in the semi-finals as he recovered superbly from losing the first set, dropping just five games in the next three sets. I am happy if I am healthy, and happy if I feel competitive in most of the weeks that I am playing, and that's what happened this year.

Kevin Anderson: Meanwhile, it has been fairy tale run for the 6 foot 8 inch Anderson who has made it to his maiden grand slam final.

The Spaniard has two US Open titles - 2010 and 2013 - and today's will be his 23rd career major final.

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